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Senior Manager of Data Center at a integrator with 51-200 employees
Jul 01 2012

What is most valuable?

Good features- 1) Availability of both graphical and command line interfaces. 2) HTML based report collection 3) Integration with PostgreSQL 4) Integration of NMAP for network scanning, brute force techniques 5) Around 800 active modules with exploits for linux, bsd , microsoft and MacOS 6) Collaboration with team feature also available 7) Open Source 8)Integration with Backtrack OS

What needs improvement?

Few cons of metasploit are 1) Exploit updates are slow after security patches to a certain OS 2) High resource utilization when run under Window7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 3) Fewer browser exploits 4) Payloads not extremely effective against updated anti viruses.

What other advice do I have?

Metasploit is the most favored toolkit for network security professionals and penetration testers. It is one of the best tools for zero day exploits and payloads for operating systems such as, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Sun Solaris. Metasploit, which has been written in Ruby, provides the ability to seamlessly create and simulate attacks on networks and provide protection. It deals with the… more »

What is Rapid7 Metasploit?

Attackers are always developing new exploits and attack methods—Metasploit penetration testing software helps you use their own weapons against them. Utilizing an ever-growing database of exploits, you can safely simulate real-world attacks on your network to train your security team to spot and stop the real thing.

Also known as
Metasploit
Rapid7 Metasploit customers

City of Corpus Christi, Diebold, Lumenate, Nebraska Public Power District, Prairie North Regional Health, Apptio, Automation Direct, Bob's Stores, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, Carnegie Mellon University

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